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2006 North Carolina Pregnancy Risk Assessment Monitoring System Survey Results

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Demographic
Groups
Total
Respond.#
NO YES
N % C.I.(95%) N % C.I.(95%)
Total 1319 873 65.1 61.6-68.4 446 34.9 31.6-38.4
Age
< 20 years 129 65 55.1 43.8-65.9 64 44.9 34.1-56.2
20-24 years 286 163 53.8 46.4-61.1 123 46.2 38.9-53.6
25-34 years 687 475 68.8 64.1-73.1 212 31.2 26.9-35.9
35+ years 217 170 78.7 70.1-85.3 47 21.3 14.7-29.9
Race
White 963 697 72.3 68.6-75.8 266 27.7 24.2-31.4
Black 281 121 42.0 34.5-49.8 160 58.0 50.2-65.5
Other 75 55 72.0 56.1-83.8 20 28.0 16.2-43.9
Hispanic origin
Yes 170 128 75.6 66.5-82.9 42 24.4 17.1-33.5
No 1149 745 63.1 59.3-66.7 404 36.9 33.3-40.7
Education
< High School 207 113 55.2 46.1-63.9 94 44.8 36.1-53.9
High School 394 206 52.1 45.6-58.5 188 47.9 41.5-54.4
> High School 716 552 76.5 72.3-80.2 164 23.5 19.8-27.7
Marital Status
Married 870 652 76.1 72.4-79.5 218 23.9 20.5-27.6
Other 449 221 48.5 42.4-54.6 228 51.5 45.4-57.6
Income
14,999 or less 352 166 47.2 40.3-54.1 186 52.8 45.9-59.7
15,000-24,999 174 106 63.3 53.4-72.1 68 36.7 27.9-46.6
25,000-49,999 255 166 63.6 55.9-70.7 89 36.4 29.3-44.1
50,000 or more 437 381 88.2 84.0-91.4 56 11.8 8.6-16.0
WIC recipient
No 745 595 80.2 76.2-83.7 150 19.8 16.3-23.8
Yes 564 269 47.8 42.5-53.1 295 52.2 46.9-57.5
Medicaid recipient
No 669 573 86.4 82.9-89.4 96 13.6 10.6-17.1
Yes 650 300 46.2 41.2-51.3 350 53.8 48.7-58.8
Infant's birth weight
Under 2500 grams 586 363 57.9 53.6-62.0 223 42.1 38.0-46.4
2500+ grams 733 510 65.7 62.0-69.3 223 34.3 30.7-38.0

~Low participation was a substantial problem for NC PRAMS in 2006.The overall weighted response rate was 59%.

#Use caution in interpreting cell sizes less than 50.
N = Cell Size, % = Percentage, C.I.(95%) = Confidence Interval (at 95 percent probability level).
The percentages shown are weighted percentages, designed to reflect the entire population of North Carolina women having a live birth.

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